(Last updated : 2022-11-27 17:35:29)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Information and Communication
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2022/02 Article The impact of climate-change-related disasters on Africa’s economic growth, agriculture, and conflicts: Can humanitarian aid and food assistance offset the damage? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19(1),pp.467 (Single)  Link
2. 2021/08 Article Impacts of Management Training on Workers: Evidence from Central America and the Caribbean Regio Review of Development Economics 25(3),pp.1492-1514 (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2020/01 Book Hosono, Akio, John Page and Go Shimada. eds. Workers, Managers, Productivity: Kaizen in Developing Countries. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. Workers, Managers, Productivity: Kaizen in Developing Countries  (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2020/01 Article “Why is Kaizen Critical for Developing Countries? – Kaizen as a Social Innovation in the Era of Global Inequality” In Hosono, Akio, John Page and Go Shimada. 2020. eds. Workers, Managers, Productivity: Kaizen in Developing Countries. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan   (Single)  Link
5. 2022/03 Other Food aid is not helping Africa’s struggle with climate change: what would?   (Single)  Link
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2019/08/27 Globalization, Development and Achieving the SDGs in Africa, Discussion with Professor Joseph Stiglitz (Academy Hall, Meiji University) Link
2. 2022/01/06 Does Kaizen work in Developing Countries?: Lessons to link research to policy
3. 2021/11/21 How do climate change disasters affect economic growth, agriculture, and conflict in Africa, and do humanitarian aid and food aid effectively countermeasure it? (JASID Annual Meeting)
4. 2021/02/04 Past, Present and Future of Humanitarian and Development Aid: Rethinking the Aid Sector with Binalakshmi Nepram (Arms and Civil Society Research Forum) Link
5. 2020/08/07 (Discussant) World Bank Seminar on Global Productivity: Trends, Drivers, and Policies (World Bank Seminar on Global Productivity: Trends, Drivers, and Policies) Link
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2011/04~2014/06 〔Doctoral course〕, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Completed, Ph.D.
2. 1998/09~1999/09 〔Master degree program〕 Development Economics, Graduate School, Division of Economics, the University of Manchester, Completed, MA in Economics with Distinction
■ Career History
1. 2018/04~ Meiji University School of Information and Communication Associate Professor
2. 2014/10~ Waseda University Adjunct Researcher Link
3. 2014/03~2020/12 Columbia University IPD (Initiative Policy Dialogue) Visiting Scholar
4. 2017/04~2021/03 Center for Global Studies, Graduate School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka Visiting Scholar
5. 2015/04~2020/03 Visiting Scholar
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■ Major Subjects
International Economics, Development Economics Link
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 2014/09~ The Japan Society for International Development Link
2. 2020/12~ ∟ Executive Director (Chair, Editorial Board)
3. 2014/09~2018/12 ∟ Member of Editorial Board
4. 2019/03~ Japanese Association for Development Economics
5. 2014/11~ Japan Association for Human Security Studies Link
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■ Professional Achievements
● Special note of person who has experience of business
1. 2005/02~2007/09 First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
2. 1992/04/01~2015/03/31 JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 2020/02~  Study on Japan EU Strategic Partnership Agreement Strategy on Africa.  (Key Word : )
2. 2020/04~2021/03  Innovative urban development in Jimbocho based on coffee and the SDGs  (Key Word : )
3. 2020/04~2022/03  Research on Employment Augmented Development Strategy for Africa and Kaizen  (Key Word : )
■ Committees and Associations
1. 2021/06/01~ PEP (Partnership for Economic Policy) ) Member of the Board Link
■ Web Sites
■ Email Addresses
■ Award History
1. 2018/11 JASID (Japan Society for International Development) Special Award, JASID
■ Current Specialized Field
Economic policy, Economic policy, Politics (Key Word:International Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Policy, Social Capital, United Nations Study) 
■ Courses and Lectures taught or delivered in the past
1. Development Economics I, II(Meiji University)
2. International Economics(Meiji University, University of Shizuoka)
3. Micro Economics(Meiji University)
4. Macro Economics(Meiji University)
5. Seminar(Meiji University, University of Shizuoka)
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